Start-Up Guide for the Technopreneur: Financial Planning, Decision Making and Negotiating from Incubation to Exit
A comprehensive guide to financial planning and venture fundraising for tech entrepreneurs
As technology progresses, impacting our daily lives in more and greater ways, technology start-ups come and go at a dizzying pace. There are plenty of o...
DAVID SHELTERS provides investment banking, business brokerage, and financial advisement services through his company, Karon Business Consulting. He is also an active participant in the local tech entrepreneurial scene, presenting at numerous BarCamps and other tech conferences. Shelters currently mentors several local software start-ups and is the in-house financial mentor at Hubba, a co-working space in the heart of Bangkok. He has over fifteen years of entrepreneurial experience as a founder, cofounder, or financial advisor to numerous tech start-ups in both the United States and Asia. Shelters has a BA in history and political science from the State University of New York at Albany, an MS in international affairs from Florida State University, and has completed the coursework for a master's in international business studies at Georgia State University. David regularly blogs at www.financeforgeeks.com.
As technology progresses, impacting our daily lives in more and greater ways, technology start-ups come and go at a dizzying pace. There are plenty of opportunities out there for anyone with a great idea, but it takes much more than a great idea to make your tech start-up a success. In addition to creativity and new ideas, being a successful tech entrepreneur requires strategic decision-making in terms of business planning, financial planning, negotiations, and corporate governance.
This book serves as a thought-provoking guide that helps tech entrepreneurs avoid the dangers inherent in business start-ups in general and the treacherous realm of venture capital in particular. This book is the ideal reference for anyone who wants to overcome the challenges of running a start-up from incubation to exit.
- Excellent advice for tech entrepreneurs written in layman's terms
- Written by an author with more than fifteen years of experience as a founder and co-founder of tech start-ups in the U.S. and Asia
- Designed to fill the role of an experienced mentor for tech entrepreneurs
For first-time founders of tech start-ups requiring venture capital, Start-Up Guide for the Technopreneur is the perfect resource.
|Genre||BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industries / Computer Industry|
|Publisher Date||2013-02-19 00:00:00.0|
|Publisher||John Wiley & Sons Inc|
|Unit weight||1.2 lb|
|Subtitle||Financial Planning, Decision Making and Negotiating from Incubation to Exit|
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